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Aberdeen City Council officers are recommending the council turns down requests from employers who want to use one of the city’s park-and-ride... continue
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The European Commission has announced the first steps in a plan to bring down carbon dioxide emissions from heavy duty vehicles (HDVs) such as... continue
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Bus passenger numbers in London reached 2.4 billion in 2013/14 – the highest recorded since 1959, according to Transport for London. Between... continue
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Councillors have approved the principle of installing a bus shelter in a Scottish town against the wishes of the local community council and Police... continue
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Andrew Forster
Senior Traffic Commissioner Beverley Bell has been fiercely criticised by local authorities and bus passenger groups for proposing to give operators... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester is seeking a contractor to supply an ‘optimised public transport integration system’ to provide... continue
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Andrew Forster
FirstGroup will introduce fare rises on its UK bus networks in the coming months, amid confidence that the division’s performance is turning... continue
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A heavy rail link or a tram-train would be the best way to increase public transport’s share of passenger trips to/from Glasgow Airport,... continue
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Paul Salveson
I’m just back from a relaxing week’s holiday in the much under-rated area of south Shropshire. The county is pretty well served by rail,... continue
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Blackburn with Darwen Council has appointed consultant Capita to oversee the technology aspects of the £40m Pennine Reach project to improve... continue
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John W E Helm
FirstGroup financial results for the year ended 31 March 2014 present a mixed picture with only the UK rail division recording an increase in... continue
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Hampshire County Council is consulting on options for cutting tendered bus service funding. The council currently spends £4.7m a year on... continue
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Public transport journey planning has been added to the capability of Google Maps, complementing its existing walking, cycling and driving... continue
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Bus operator First has launched mobile phone ticketing for passengers in Greater Manchester. The First Bus Mobile Ticket app allows day, week, month... continue
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Cycling and road safety groups are trying to persuade  Transport for London to stem the proliferation of ‘Cyclists stay back’... continue
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Bus operators in Aberdeen and parts of Aberdeenshire have launched multi-operator day and weekly tickets under the Grasshopper branding. The day... continue
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Stagecoach is introducing one-third off adult fares for passengers under 19 years old on services in Wales.   ... continue
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More details have emerged of the Welsh Government’s pilot project to trial new ways of delivering rural bus services. The Government last month... continue
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The Scottish Government has announced a fifth round of its Green Bus Fund, which will be worth £4.75m and is expected to secure 40-45 new low... continue
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Transport for Greater Manchester is seeking a consultant to advise on how to commercialise assets through activities such as sponsorship, advertising... continue
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